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Leaders

November 13th, 2019 | Senator Holly J. Mitchellr | 7 min.

When Mitchell became a legislator in California, her social media feed became filled with posts and viral videos showing the pervasiveness of hair discrimination in post-Obama America.

Later, Mitchell authored the CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act to protect students and employees wearing natural hairstyles from discrimination. The legislation was also adopted in New York state.

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October 14th, 2019 | Katie Hunter | 8 min.

As the Cherokee Nation’s first female principal chief, Wilma Mankiller used her status to help thousands of Cherokee people access healthcare, housing, education, and justice.

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October 9th, 2019 | Laura Lambert | 5 min.

Canadian technologist and activist Bianca Wylie is a vocal critic of a proposed “smart city” called Waterfront Toronto, which may pose issues to democracy and privacy.

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May 29th, 2019 | Author1 | 7 min.

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October 1st, 2019 | Abigail Rasminsky | 5 min.

Bahrain, a liberal Muslim country off the east coast of Saudi Arabia, is extremely child-friendly. “Being a mom in Bahrain was, in many ways, easier than being a working woman without kids,” said Krystall Fierens-Lee, a Calgary native who moved to Bahrain with her husband and 10-week-old son in 2013.

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September 12th, 2019 | Nefertiti Austin | 5 min.

Parents of Black children, and other kids of color, have a unique challenge when it comes to screen time: finding media that’s age appropriate and features lead characters that look like, and relate to, young viewers.

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September 18th, 2019 | Laura Lambert | 6 min.

Longtime nurse Albertina Machaieie has dedicated her career to combating misinformation about HIV/AIDS and improving the lives of HIV-positive people in her community.

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Katia Krafft

Once upon a time, a girl dreamed of sailing down a river of lava. Her name was Katia. Katia became fascinated with volcanoes when she first saw them on-screen at a small French movie theater as a teenager.

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Creators

October 15th, 2019 | Rebel Girls | 5 min.

Chelsea Fairless and Lauren Garroni’s Instagram account @everyoutfitonsatc documented the show’s particular fashion sense and evolved into a cultural phenomenon—one that heralded Miranda Hobbs as the show’s real “It Girl.” Read an excerpt from their new book, We Should All Be Mirandas: Life Lessons from Sex and the City’s Most Underrated Character.

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October 11th, 2019 | Rebel Girls | 4 min.

Frida Kahlo lived her truth by putting every messy and agonizing bit of her life in her groundbreaking paintings. She was a Communist, non-conforming to gender norms, and openly bisexual.

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September 30th, 2019 | Grace Boyle | 8 min.

Nina Cosford’s illustrations offer a humorous, relatable narrative with a particular focus on the contemporary female experience. Her signature style is comprised of quick marks and pops of color.

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May 29th, 2019 | Author1 | 7 min.

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May 29th, 2019 | Author1 | 7 min.

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Pioneers

October 7th, 2019 | Sarah Harvey | 5 min.

Thirty-six-year-old pilot Tracy Zedeck is the only woman working with 16 men in one of the most sought-after jobs in her aviation sector: fighting wildfires from the air.

Zedeck operates one of few Superscoopers, an amphibious aircraft that can scoop up to 1,620 gallons of water from a lake in just 12 seconds from 4,300 feet in the air. Zedeck’s flightpath to this sector of aviation had quite a few exciting detours.

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October 8th, 2019 | Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen | 5 min.

On Ada Lovelace Day, Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen, CEO and founder of Australia’s Tech Girls Movement Foundation, discusses the importance of sharing the stories of pioneering women in technology.

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September 19th, 2019 | Emma McGowan | 5 min.

Inspired by the work of the Wright brothers, “unconventional” Lilian Bland became the first woman to design, build, and fly and airplane and the first person to fly a powered biplane in Ireland.

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Champions

October 4th, 2019 | Rebel Girls | 5 min.

India’s “Magnificent Mary,” a six-time world champion and Olympic bronze medalist, showed dedication, in and outside of the ring.

Mary Kom fought her way out of poverty and, against all odds, clawed her way to Olympic glory, becoming one of the greatest athletes of all time. Kom is vying for her seventh World Championships title with her eye on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and, in September 2019, she was named the most admired woman in India.

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September 26th, 2019 | Hannah Sherk | 6 min.

Harlem native Althea Gibson was the first Black woman to win multiple tennis titles, and her presence on the court inspired the nation during Jim Crow and unofficial segregation.

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September 11th, 2019 | Rebel Girls | 5 min.

Despite being deaf, teen motocross rider Ashley Fiolek won four national championships, two X Games gold medals, and overcame expectations in a male-dominated sport.

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